Christmas Day 1998 – Galapagos


We arrived here very early in the morning of Christmas Day, anchoring in Academy Bay, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.

A full blown Christmas Dinner was enjoyed in the cockpit of Clipper Mermerus, C4, with marine iguanas swimming round the boat as we ate.

It was a rare treat to meet “Lonesome George” the famous giant tortoise who was still alive then.

That’s a Christmas to remember!